Zinc ribbon anodes for AC mitigation

Recognising the increased need for pipeline grounding to dissipate interference

Rolling bearings prevent unplanned downtime of drill rig plant and machinery

Rolling bearings used in offshore drilling applications must withstand extremely harsh operating conditions. Drill rig operators must therefore select bearings that maximise machine availability and prevent unplanned downtime, says Dr Steve Lacey

A clearer view subsea

Visualisation, simulation and remote control technologies are now playing a bigger part in the installation, inspection and maintenance of subsea and sea floor equipment. Simon Marr reports

Field services key to asset exploitation

Field services companies supply everything from pipeline integrity management services to software in order to maximise production from assets. Sean Ottewell reports

Flexible ceramic heatshield solves temperature issues at oil platform

Enables oil engineers to quickly and effectively protect HVAC unit from a flare stack in a harsh environment

Corrosion protection for valves and pipes

Corrosion protection is a big industry, especially against that of H2S (sour gas) corrosion of steel. Brian Zielinski-Smith reports

FEA proves a powerful tool for cabling

Pierre Blusseau looks at the use of finite element analysis (FEA) in the development, design, and review of cabling systems

Upgrades for crane scales

Measurement Systems International launches new generation of MSI-4260 and MSI-3460 models

Full pipeline survey spread now on ROV

Fitted to a Saab Seaeye ROV in the shape of the Panther XT Plus

6G subsea acoustic positioning technology

Sonardyne lands Guará-Lula NE contract from Seatronics and Subsea 7

Heavy lift offshore crane ready for operation

Will be used first for the installation of offshore wind power stations in the North Sea

Fewer ROV personnel at work in 2011 than in 2010

International Marine Contractors Association publishes ROV 2011 global statistics

Underwater connector has 21 pins

Connectors used in compact underwater equipment solutions, such as sensor packages and ROVs

Subsea bolt tensioners

Compact-8 series suitable for use on the majority of standard pipe flanges

Core sample characterisation

Uses Zeiss Electron Microscopes to map opportunities for oil and natural gas

Drilling activity up 64 per cent on UK continental shelf

Rise in field start-ups and shift in deal activity points to renewed confidence in the sector, says Deloitte

High performance ropes for riser tensioner systems

Dr Roland Konrad discusses wireline tensioner systems and the effects of different rope designs on the safety and cost-effectiveness of riser tensioner systems



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